Wales Senior Men’s player Jacob Draper, has been named in the Great Britain senior hockey squad to compete in two test matches against Spain next week.
Jacob, who has 45 caps for Wales, impressed at the EuroHockey Championships this August in Belgium and has previously played for Great Britain in the U21 squad. However, next week is set to be Drapers first cap for GB Seniors to add to an impressive year for the 21-year-old.
I’m unbelievably honoured and proud to have been selected and given the chance to win my first cap. It’s such a long term goal of mine to do such a thing and one which i’m incredibly excited for but also a tad nervous!Jacob Draper
The matches against Spain will take place on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th October 2019 at 2pm BST.
In addition to this, a further congratulations to Leah Wilkinson who has been named for GB’s 3rd test match again India, following her performance in the first two tests for GB earlier this week. The 3rd test match will commence tomorrow, on Friday 4th October, at 9.30am.